The Internet plays an important role in how people learn, communicate, do business and go about their daily lives. We advise the Australian Government about all Australians having access to high-quality, reliable and affordable Internet services.

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What's new

Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
The report for the 2018 Regional Telecommunications review is now available.
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
The Government is ensuring all Australians will have access to voice and broadband services.
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
A new consultation paper with proposals for modern reliability safeguards for telco services in Australia has just been...
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released data on how Australians use and access the internet in 2018.

Policies (Internet)

Online content regulation

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Illegal and offensive online content is regulated through the Online Content Scheme under Schedule 5 and 7 of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 through a complaints-based mechanism. The Scheme is designed to protect consumers, particularly children, from exposure to inappropriate or harmful material....

Telecommunications in new developments

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Did you know that checking what telecommunications infrastructure is available is an important step before buying or building your new home?

Current consultations